Retail Decoded by ControlTek

Insights on retail security and inventory management solutions


The summer shopping rush: What it means for retail cash management

The summer season is great for retailers, but that influx of cash needs to be properly accounted for and safely transferred from the store to the bank. There are certain cash handling trends that contribute to inefficiency and errors among stores. These trends, as identified in a March 2014 Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco report,

Deposit Bag Tampering: Crooks Can’t Beat Smart Bags

It’s a common activity within the retail world: At the end of the business day, the manager tallies up the day’s revenue, gathers the deposit and drops it off at the bank. This normal, and seemingly safe process, is familiar to nearly anyone who’s ever worked in retail. Unfortunately, it can also offer opportunities for robbers and thieves if the funds are not properly protected.

How to Ship Bulk Coin With Peace of Mind

Tough plastic deposit and transfer bags withstand transit handling How do you transport 50 pounds of quarters? Or dimes? Or nickels? With a very strong, see-through, tamper-resistant plastic money deposit bag. But not just any bag will do. The movement of coin from one location to another is such an important undertaking that it has